Archive for March, 2010

Ella Jenkins

March 18, 201011 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, book tour, Braille, Hanni, Uncategorized

When Hanni and I showed up to do a session at the bring books to life Book Fair last night, we were told that Grammy-award winner Ella Jenkins had confirmed with the Chicago Children’s Museum at the very last minute. “Do you mind sharing your presentation space with her?” Mind? You gotta be kidding. It […]

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Classy participation

March 7, 201012 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Hanni, radio, Uncategorized, writing, Writing for Children

Some teachers struggle to get students to take part in class. Not me. My blindness sometimes makes class participation necessary. I take advantage of that. Take the How to Get a Children’s Book Published session I gave this morning, for example. My publisher at Blue Marlin Publications generously provided me with handouts she uses during […]

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